News and updates about UNHRC

'Unacceptable and antisemitic'

US envoy blasts UN rapporteur's anti-Israel comment

US Permanent Representative to the UNHRC responds to UN rapporteur Francesca Albanese who denied that the October 7 Hamas massacre was antisemitic.

US envoy blasts UN rapporteur's anti-Israel comment

Op-ed:

Guterres is right, Hamas’ massacre didn’t happen in a vacuum

The UN which Mr. Guterres leads helped create the conditions for Hamas to commit the worst massacre of Jews since the Holocaust. Op-ed.

Guterres is right, Hamas’ massacre didn’t happen in a vacuum

US leads condemnation of UN's anti-Israel commission of inquiry

US ambassador tells UNHRC that 27 countries are concerned about Commission of Inquiry (COI) which has accused Israel of war crimes.

US leads condemnation of UN's anti-Israel commission of inquiry

Iran claims innocence in schoolgirl poisoning

The Islamic Republic submitted a 6-page report to the UNHRC claiming that less than 10% of the students experienced symptoms of poisoning.

Iran claims innocence in schoolgirl poisoning

The real threat to Israeli democracy

Universalism has undermined it from both inside and out. Op-ed.

The real threat to Israeli democracy

The omnipotent Jews

Don’t you feel better when antisemites tell us we run the world? Op-ed.

The omnipotent Jews

UN Special Rapporteur:

'Comments on Jewish lobby were decontextualized'

UN rapporteur Francesca Albanese says her 2014 comments on the "Jewish lobby" were wrongly mischaracterized as antisemitic.

'Comments on Jewish lobby were decontextualized'

'Blatant antisemitic rhetoric'

UN official under fire over comments on 'Jewish lobby'

Israel and the US blast UN lawyer after she was revealed to have said in 2014 that the “Jewish lobby” controls the United States.

UN official under fire over comments on 'Jewish lobby'

Palestinians demand:

Publish blacklist of companies that operate in Judea and Samaria

The Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister reached out to the UN Human Rights High Commissioner to demand he publishes the blacklist.

Publish blacklist of companies that operate in Judea and Samaria

US against UN blacklist of companies operating in Judea, Samaria

State Department spokesman says US is pressing the United Nations not to update its blacklist of companies operating in "settlements".

US against UN blacklist of companies operating in Judea, Samaria

The price of supporting terror

UNHRC official to be barred from entering Israel

Last week UNHRC envoy Francesca Albanese told Hamas and Jihad officials that they 'have the right to resist this occupation.'

UNHRC official to be barred from entering Israel

Iran:

'We will have no cooperation with UN probe of protests'

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman rejects independent UN investigation as a "political committee".

'We will have no cooperation with UN probe of protests'

Iran condemns UNHRC probe of protest crackdown

Iran's Foreign Ministry says it does not recognize fact-finding mission the UNHRC voted to form.

Iran condemns UNHRC probe of protest crackdown

AJC praises UNHRC decision to investigate abuses in Iran

American Jewish Committee applauds decision by UNHRC members to establish 'independent international fact-finding mission' on Iran.

AJC praises UNHRC decision to investigate abuses in Iran

UNHRC condemns Iran crackdown, votes on fact-finding mission

UN Human Rights Council passes resolution condemning Iran's crackdown on protests and calling for independent fact-finding mission.

UNHRC condemns Iran crackdown, votes on fact-finding mission

The Halo Rotten Empire cashes in on Israel

UNGA votes for “urgent advisory opinion on Israel’s prolonged occupation.” UNHRC condemns Israel weekly. A good way to make a living. Op-ed.

The Halo Rotten Empire cashes in on Israel

Erdan to UN Rapporteur:

'Your position is helping the anti-Semites'

Israel's UN Ambassador attacks Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on Racism for rejecting IHRA working definition of antisemitism.

'Your position is helping the anti-Semites'

UN Commission of Inquiry:

'End Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories'

UN Commission of Inquiry releases second report accusing Israel of violating international law.

'End Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories'

B’nai Brith Canada calls for special UN session on Iran

Advocacy org demands that UNHRC no longer stay silent on the human rights abuses and repression of women in Iran.

B’nai Brith Canada calls for special UN session on Iran

B’nai Brith calls for UNHRC reform, ban on ‘non-free’ members

Canadian advocacy org also urges appointment of ‘effective high commissioner’ who would return focus to legitimate human rights issues.

B’nai Brith calls for UNHRC reform, ban on ‘non-free’ members

B’nai Brith Canada to UN:

'Dissolve commission investigating Israel-Hamas conflict'

B’nai Brith Canada asks UNHRC Chair to dissolve Commission of Inquiry whose member made anti-Israel statements.

'Dissolve commission investigating Israel-Hamas conflict'

WJC condemns antisemitism of UNHRC Commission of Inquiry

"It’s time to disband the investigation," says WJC President Lauder after member of committee probing Israel makes antisemitic statements.

WJC condemns antisemitism of UNHRC Commission of Inquiry

B’nai Brith calls for dissolution of UNHRC commission of inquiry

B'nai Brith Canada slams inquiry after antisemitic remarks made by commission member, asks Canadian government to take action.

B’nai Brith calls for dissolution of UNHRC commission of inquiry

US Jewish leaders:

'Disband UNHRC's biased Commission of Inquiry on Israel'

Conference of Presidents calls to disband UNHRC commission whose member claimed that social media is controlled by a "Jewish lobby".

'Disband UNHRC's biased Commission of Inquiry on Israel'

Canadian envoy slams UN expert's antisemitic comments

Canada’s Ambassador to the UN blasts UN human rights investigator who claimed that social media is controlled by a "Jewish lobby".

Canadian envoy slams UN expert's antisemitic comments

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal praises Canada for denouncing UNHRC

Canada joins 21 countries in condemnation of anti-Israel UNHRC report after urging from Jewish advocacy org.

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal praises Canada for denouncing UNHRC

Op-ed:

Investigators who should be investigated for their own crimes

The UN Human Rights Council’s latest report on Israel is diplomatic terrorism. Opiinion.

Investigators who should be investigated for their own crimes

US Jewish leaders condemn anti-Israel UNHRC report

Conference of Presidents condemns United Nations Human Rights Council report accusing Israel of “war crimes”.

US Jewish leaders condemn anti-Israel UNHRC report

State Department:

'We firmly oppose one-sided UNHRC Commission of Inquiry'

State Department spokesperson Ned Price: UNHRC has a longstanding pattern of unfairly singling out Israel.

'We firmly oppose one-sided UNHRC Commission of Inquiry'

Israel slams UNHRC:

'Biased one-sided report tainted with hatred for Israel'

Israel's Foreign Ministry blasts Human Rights Council report which blames Israel and ignores crimes of terrorist organizations.

'Biased one-sided report tainted with hatred for Israel'

New report calls out biased UN commission against Israel

International Legal Forum leads global coalition calling out Navi Pillay-led UN Commission against Israel.

New report calls out biased UN commission against Israel

UNHRC approves inquiry into Russian crimes in Ukraine

United Nations Human Rights Council votes 33-2 to launch inquiry into alleged violations committed by Russian troops in Ukraine.

UNHRC approves inquiry into Russian crimes in Ukraine

Czech Republic to replace Russia on UN Human Rights Council

Russia was suspended from the UNHCR last month over its invasion of Ukraine.

Czech Republic to replace Russia on UN Human Rights Council

Op-ed:

Criticizing Israel has become a permanent obsession

The Jewish state is being persecuted worldwide by an international community fixated on making it look as bad as possible. Opinion.

Criticizing Israel has become a permanent obsession

​​​​​​​With or without Russia the UNHR Council is a joke

The difference between the UNHRC and the KKK is the Klan wears white. Op-ed.

​​​​​​​With or without Russia the UNHR Council is a joke

Canadian ambassador concerned over anti-Israel UN official

Canada’s UN ambassador expresses doubts over UNHRC inquiry commission headed by Navi Pillay.

Canadian ambassador concerned over anti-Israel UN official

US to seek suspension of Russia from UNHRC

US ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield says US will ask General Assembly to suspend Russia from Human Rights Council.

US to seek suspension of Russia from UNHRC

Senators to Biden:

'Prioritize reversing UNHRC's anti-Israel bias'

Bipartisan group of senators urge Biden administration to prioritize reversing UNHRC's discriminatory treatment of Israel.

'Prioritize reversing UNHRC's anti-Israel bias'

B’nai Brith urges action to disqualify anti-Israel UN official

B’nai Brith Canada asks UN Ambassador to help remove Navi Pillay who heads probe of Israel at UNHRC.

B’nai Brith urges action to disqualify anti-Israel UN official

PA blasts Israel for non-compliance with UN probe

PA condemns Israel's refusal to cooperate with UN commission of inquiry into alleged crimes during clashes in Gaza last May.

PA blasts Israel for non-compliance with UN probe

Israel: We won't cooperate with UN probe of abuses

Israel formally announces it will not cooperate with UNHRC probe of alleged abuses against Palestinian Arabs.

Israel: We won't cooperate with UN probe of abuses

42 Congress members slam UN committee of inquiry on Israel

Bipartisan group pens letter calling on Blinken to defund new "outrageous and unjust" permanent UNHRC commission targeting Israel.

42 Congress members slam UN committee of inquiry on Israel

ANALYSIS:

UN hits new anti-Israel low

New UN 'Commission of Inquiry' is 'the most hostile and dangerous anti-Israel body the UN has ever created,' and must be discredited.

UN hits new anti-Israel low

Israeli Ambassador tears Human Rights Council report to pieces

Ambassador Gilad Erdan denounces anti-Israel report by UNHRC: Its only place is in the dustbin of antisemitism.

Israeli Ambassador tears Human Rights Council report to pieces

US re-elected to United Nations Human Rights Council

Former US President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the UNHRC in 2018, citing its longstanding anti-Israel bias.

US re-elected to United Nations Human Rights Council

313 lawmakers call on UN to end discrimination against Israel

Transatlantic Friends of Israel initiative demands an end to disproportionate discrimination of Israel by the United Nations.

313 lawmakers call on UN to end discrimination against Israel

PA welcomes UNHRC probe of Israeli 'violations'

PA welcomes formation of commission headed by Navi Pillay to investigate alleged “Israeli violations” of Palestinian Arab rights.

PA welcomes UNHRC probe of Israeli 'violations'

UNHRC to probe 'abuses' during Israel-Gaza fighting

Former UN high commissioner for human rights to chair commission investigating alleged abuses during recent Israel-Gaza conflict.

UNHRC to probe 'abuses' during Israel-Gaza fighting

UN investigator: Israeli 'settlements' amount to a war crime

Michael Lynk, UN’s human rights investigator, calls on countries to inflict a cost on Israel for its "illegal occupation".

UN investigator: Israeli 'settlements' amount to a war crime

WJC condemns resolutions targeting Israel

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder says resolutions targeting Israel are shameless.

WJC condemns resolutions targeting Israel

Nikki Haley lambasts Biden for rejoining UNHRC

Former US Ambassador to the UN says Biden's reversal of Trump Administration's moves is "bad and dangerous".

Nikki Haley lambasts Biden for rejoining UNHRC

The insanity of political naivete

History shows that hate groups are only emboldened when given legitimacy, and Biden's return to the UNHRC will be a current example. Op-ed.

The insanity of political naivete

US: UNHRC has 'disproportionate focus' on Israel

State Department spokesman says US seeks to change UNHRC's attitude towards Israel.

US: UNHRC has 'disproportionate focus' on Israel

As the US rejoins the UNHRC, what does this mean for Israel?

UN Watch director Hillel Neuer explains to i24NEWS the implications of the Biden Admin's decision to rejoin the UN Human Rights Council.

As the US rejoins the UNHRC, what does this mean for Israel?

Biden to return to UN Human Rights Council

Trump withdrew from the UNHRC in 2018 due to its longstanding bias against Israel.

Biden to return to UN Human Rights Council

'Iran loves the U.N. Human Rights Council'

Hillel Neuer, head of UN Watch, responds to senior UNHRC expert who condemned the elimination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and defined it "murder"

'Iran loves the U.N. Human Rights Council'

Still stuck in a time warp

Seven resolutions condemning Israel were passed at the UNGA Fourth Committee last week, with UAE, Bahrain and Sudan voting in favor. Op-ed.

Still stuck in a time warp

'UN Human Rights Council is white-washing crimes'

Israel's ambassador to the UN criticizes UN Human Rights Council following elections in the organization.

'UN Human Rights Council is white-washing crimes'

UNHRC condemns Israeli sovereignty plans

United Nations Human Rights Council condemns sovereignty as part of a series of anti-Israel measures.

UNHRC condemns Israeli sovereignty plans

Winds of change blowing at the UN?

Winds of change blowing at the UN?